Our work is supported by:

German Center for Infection Research

German Center for Infection Research (DZIF)

We are funded through the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) for the development of a SARS Corona vaccine ( link ) and as part of the Working Group "Clinical management and epidemiology of emerging infections" ( link ).

Marylyn Addo is the spokesperson and coordinator of the DZIF Research Area 'Emerging infections' (TTU EI).

DZIF is one of the six German Centers for Health Research ( DZG ) Deutsche Zentren der Gesundheitsforschung (DZG)

Contact Melanie Richter, Project Manager Emerging Infections

German Research Foundation

German Research Foundation

German Research Foundation / DFG

We are part of the DFG-funded Research Unit for studying sex differences in immunity.

Increasing evidence suggests that common biological pathways regulating immune cell function are involved in sex-specific differences in immunity to self (autoimmune diseases and malignancies) or to foreign (pathogens, vaccines).

Find out more on sex differences in immunity:
Research Unit 5068 | Sex differences in immunity

Contact Tamara Zoran, Scientist

Federal Ministry for Education and Research

Federal Ministry of Education and Research


The BMBF funds a single center study of the immunogenicity of recombinant Vesicular Stomatitis vaccine for Ebola-Zaire (rVSV∆G-ZEBOV-GP) for pre-exposure prophylaxis in individuals at potential occupational risk for Ebola virus exposure – EU Site Germany (PREPARE-Germany).

Contact Anahita Fathi, Clinician Scientist




CEPI finances the two-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase Ib study to assess the safety, tolerability and immunogenicity of two ascending doses of the candidate vaccine MVA-MERS-S_DF-1 in healthy study subjects.

Contact Svenja Hardtke, Coordinator

Netzwerk Universitätsmedizin
Netzwerk Universitätsmedizin

netzwerk universitäts medizin


Research network of university medical centers


Nationales Pandemie Kohorten Netz


Further cooperation partners:

  • Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München LMU
  • IDT Biologika Link
  • Philipps Universität Marburg Link
  • Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam Link
  • Universitätsklinikum Köln Link
  • Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen Link
  • Helmholz Munich Link
  • Technical University of Munich Link